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AndoTheMando
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Hey crew...

I love a bit of lube talk... 

    I swear by WD-40 for everything,.!  i find it repels grass and tree sap of my hedger blades...  its a great multi purpose lube for anything... 

 

I'm trying to find a use for this can of Inox I bought...  not sure what I would use it for ....  I can only imagine it would attract dirt and turn a bit gluey on my hedger blades ..

 

What do you guys use ?


Posted 06 March 2018 - 09:22 PM

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For my hedging gear i use a briggs and Stratton product called protect it or somthing like that i get it from my mower shop.


Inox is gold its silicon based rather than petrol based i think. It can be used on everything you would use wd40 on.

I spray it on my jet ski and outboards after use it helps dry any moisture from the engine bays.
Posted 07 March 2018 - 05:04 AM

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arrhhh...ok    I thought INOX was more of a grease  rather than a light weight thin lube ..  I'll try it out today..


Posted 07 March 2018 - 05:56 AM

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we have made our own WD40 for years, easy to make and just as good as the stuff you can buy


Posted 07 March 2018 - 12:08 PM

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I think there are two Inox. They are both great but the one made from Lanolin is awesome stuff. 


Posted 07 March 2018 - 12:18 PM

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I think there are two Inox. They are both great but the one made from Lanolin is awesome stuff. 

Thats the inox I'm thinking about ... 

Lanolin is "wool grease"  ....  I was think this might gum up on blades and attract dust and stuff ..

I'm sure its a great lubricant , but WD 40  just does everything ...  and is cheap


Posted 07 March 2018 - 04:47 PM

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plant guts

 

turps first

https://en.wikipedia...wiki/Turpentine

 

Chem 101 - solvents.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solvent

 

"like dissolves like"

https://en.wikipedia...i/Lipophilicity

 

the correct solvent and time will break it


Posted 08 March 2018 - 06:33 PM

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Hey crew...

I love a bit of lube talk... 

    I swear by WD-40 for everything,.!  i find it repels grass and tree sap of my hedger blades...  its a great multi purpose lube for anything... 

 

I'm trying to find a use for this can of Inox I bought...  not sure what I would use it for ....  I can only imagine it would attract dirt and turn a bit gluey on my hedger blades ..

 

What do you guys use ?

WD-40 is not actually a lubricant, it's basically a solvent/degreaser and made for water displacement, it doesn't really lubricate much of anything.

 

https://lifehacker.c...i-not-use-wd-40


Posted 09 March 2018 - 06:47 AM

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Apparently it,s not liked much by locksmiths in locks.


Posted 09 March 2018 - 07:21 AM

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graphite powder for locks....or dry silicone spray


Posted 09 March 2018 - 07:44 AM

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I use WD40 or cheap spray degreaser to clean my hedger blades along with a bristle brush - then sewing machine oil

 

Dry lube around the mower


Posted 09 March 2018 - 07:55 AM




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